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How Senior Citizens from Cold Climates Deal with GI Biopsies in the Desert

Jan 29 12:00 AM - Feb 01 12:00 AM, 2020   |   Palm Springs, California  United States of America
Organized by : United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
Specialties : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy   |   Surgery
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How Senior Citizens from Cold Climates Deal with GI Biopsies in the Desert is organized by United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and will be held from Jan 29 - Feb 01, 2020 at USCAP Interactive Learning Center, Palm Springs, California, United States of America.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) to offer Self-Assessment credits (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the ABPath requirements for Continuing Certification (CC). Physicians can earn a maximum of 24 SAM credit hours.

Course Description:
Gastrointestinal pathology emerged as a subspecialty in the early 1980s, roughly coincident with development of endoscopy and mucosal biopsy for diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal disorders. At that time, a number of pathologists dedicated their efforts to recognizing and classifying patterns of disease based on careful morphologic assessment, unassisted by immunohistochemical and molecular techniques. Many of their observations and conclusions have held true for several decades underscoring their validity. These individuals have tremendous knowledge to share with learners at all stages in their careers, many of whom have come to rely heavily on ancillary tests to establish diagnoses rather than morphologic assessment. Pathologists must be able to hone-in on key features in order to narrow the differential diagnosis and facilitate patient management. This special Emeritus course concentrates on the pioneers in gastrointestinal pathology and their prophetic perspectives.

Course Objectives:
• Recognize and classify dysplasia in the setting of Barrett esophagus
• Distinguish diagnostic features of medication and pathogen-related intestinal injury in the immunocompromised host
• Formulate a differential diagnosis for sprue-like lesions of the small bowel
• Distinguish invasive adenocarcinoma from mimics in biopsy material

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USCAP Interactive Learning Center
500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 307
Palm Springs, California, United States of America

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